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  • Flightline closure relocates McChord operations

    The McChord Field flightline at Joint Base Lewis-McChord (JBLM), Washington, closed for renovations March 1st and operations relocated to maintain worldwide capabilities. Leading up to the closure date, McChord Airmen were already prepared at March Air Reserve Base (ARB), California- ready to continue the mission.To support reduced capability from
  • 77 Years of Courage

    Today marks the 77th Anniversary of the Doolittle Raid, also known as the Tokyo Raid. Eighty Airmen, at least ten of whom trained at McChord Field, put service before self and volunteered to deliver America’s response to the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor Dec. 7, 1941.In order to boost the American public’s morale in the wake of the devastating
  • Airman Leadership School Class 19-C graduates

    Congratulations to the following service members who graduated the Julius A. Kolb Airman Leadership School here, 21 March.Senior Airman Faraz Aijaz, 62nd Aircraft Maintenance SquadronSenior Airman Frisco Baugh, 62nd Operations Support SquadronStaff Sgt. Philip Bearss, 62nd Aerial Port Squadron                               Senior Airman Marco
  • 2018 Team McChord Annual Awards announces best of the best

    Team McChord announced the 2018 annual award winners during the Team McChord Annual Awards Banquet Feb. 22 at the McChord Club on Joint Base Lewis-McChord.Officer and enlisted service members, civilians, spouses and teams were honored as the best of the best in 15 different categories during the ceremony.“It’s a real privilege to serve alongside
  • McChord Airmen showcase their warrior culture during 18th Air Force visit

    There is something about every Air Force base that makes it unique. The 62nd Airlift Wing on Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington, has a unique culture of professionalism and taking care of each other, which 18th Air Force leadership had the opportunity to see during their visit here Feb. 19-22, 2019. “I see a strong culture here, keep it going,
  • 62nd AW Airmen shine as 2018 best in 14 categories

    Friends, family, co-workers and community partners honored the 2018 nominees chosen as top performers in their units during the 62nd Airlift Wing Annual Awards Ceremony Feb. 15, 2019.Nominees in the 14 categories – Airmen, noncommissioned officer (NCO), senior noncommissioned officer (SNCO), junior company-grade officer (JCGO), company-grade
  • McChord host STEM event for local school

    Students from Elk Plain School of Choice visits McChord Field during a Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) event Dec. 14, 2018 at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash. During the STEM event, the students received the opportunity to see a C-17 Globemaster III and visited the Air Traffic Control Tower. While visiting the C-17, the
  • Airman Leadership School Class 19-A graduates

    Congratulations to the following service members who graduated the Julius A. Kolb Airman Leadership School here, November 29.Senior Airman Eduardo Aguas, 62nd Aircraft Maintenance SquadronSenior Airman Johnny August, 627th Security Forces SquadronSenior Airman Ryan Bettis, 62nd Maintenance SquadronSenior Airman Alexander Caterinicchio, 5th Air
  • Estate claims for Staff Sergeant Auriel Thompson

    Capt Nicholas McKenzie, 62nd Aerial Port Squadron, was appointed as the Summary Courts Officer for the estate of Staff Sergeant Auriel Thompson, 62nd Maintenance Group. Please submit all claims for or against the estate of the deceased to Capt McKenzie at nicholas.mckenzie.3@us.af.mil or 805-717-7545.
  • Realistic military training newly available in Yakima

    A C-17 Globemaster III assigned to McChord was the first to land, since 2003, on the Selah Airstrip Nov. 15 at Yakima Training Center (YTC), Washington.A C-17 carrying two U.S. Army High Mobility Artillery Rocket System (HIMARS) vehicles and a support vehicle from Joint Base Lewis-McChord landed on the newly renovated airstrip in Yakima.Within